Do you remember the debut of the new generation Ford Mustang coupe? At the beginning of the career of the new model, among the various versions of the car, one very interesting one appeared – it is the “tuned” Ford Mustang Dark Horse coupe.
The main difference of this car was that it offered the owner not only an increase in power in the style of “higher than the sky, and then you will somehow figure it out on the road…”, but it offered a comprehensive improvement of everything. It was like a “factory tuning” program, thanks to which the Ford Mustang Dark Horse coupe occupied an intermediate position between road and racing cars.
For example, a 5-liter V8 Coyote engine with a capacity of about 500 hp was installed under the hood of the Ford Mustang Dark Horse: a good potential! A TREMEC gearbox and Pirelli P ZERO PZ4 tires helped to realize that, and the answer to the engine power was also very powerful BREMBO brakes with 6-piston calipers at the front.
In addition, the Ford Mustang Dark Horse car received an electronically adjustable suspension, a front spoiler and a rear wing with a GURNEY FLAP element (as on the Ford GT supercar), as well as numerous radiators for improved cooling of various components of the car.
And now it’s time to take the next step. In the Ford Mustang Dark Horse car, its racing essence was even more evident – in the form of the Ford Mustang Dark Horse R version.
In fact, in the form of the Ford Mustang Dark Horse R, we have a real racing car built at the Ford factory. For example, a safety cage was added, BREMBO brakes were also used at the back, a purely racing manual TREMEC 3160 and a TORSEN LSD rear differential were installed. The engine received reinforced parts and now its power is indicated as “more than 500″…
In fact, the new Ford Mustang Dark Horse R occupies an intermediate position between the Ford Mustang Dark Horse and the racing versions of the GT3 or GT4. Therefore, it is not surprising that the Ford Mustang Dark Horse R is designed specifically for the track and racing. Moreover, even more so – for its own series of Mustang Challenge races, which is held with the support of the IMSA association.
Well, how do you like the Ford Mustang Dark Horse R? A real racing beauty, right?